This course will provide a clear understanding of how to recognise, report and record concerns about a child’s welfare. It will introduce the legislation underpinning the safeguarding of children.
People who have taken this course include:
- Nursery workers
- Early year’s practitioners
- Event organisers
- People working in children’s leisure and entertainment
- People working in community or religious organisations
- District council staff, for example leisure centre staff and park keepers
Delegates are required to have good literacy and a sound understanding of English. They should also be able to cope with the practical activities.
- Identify what is meant by safeguarding and child abuse
- Name the categories of child abuse and neglect
- Recognise the signs and indicators of possible abuse
- Identify the relevant legislation and guidance that safeguards young people
- Identify the barriers to children and adults reporting concerns
- Respond appropriately and report your concerns
On successful completion delegates will be awarded an ‘Safeguarding Children’ certificate.